A Heart Handmade Blog Holiday Featurette Hope you enjoy my critters as much as I enjoyed making them! I love the slight imperfection that comes with handmade goods. They feel much more alive than machine-generated massproducts and I like to think that the intention of thought, attention to detail and most of all love that goes into handmade creations will… View Post
My youngest has a behavior disorder which has required me to quit my childcare business, and I had to find a source of income. I turned to my knitting and crafting as a way not only to help support us, but to allow me the time to spend with my kids. I started out knitting with thrift store yarn and… View Post
They are usually made by people who care about craftsmanship. Craftsmanship is a word that means very little to most these days. Houses go up in weeks as well as buildings and there usually isn’t anything to give it “character”. Handmade items are different. The crafter takes the time to make it as beautifully as possible because they have to… View Post
It still fascinates me to hear from people all over the world who discovers my work made by my two bare hands! I enjoy every small process of creating handmade products.
i guess i’ve always been crafting. i have giant hands; they’re made for crafting and playing the piano (or keyboard in my case)
I am inspired many times by my materials. The variety of yarn fibers, colors, textures are just so lovely. I’m also inspired by living my entire life in the northern parts of the US. Experiencing cold winters and hot summers causes one to have a large variety of clothing and accessories.
In the 6th grade, I learned to crochet for Girl Scouts. We made squares that were later sewn together to create afghans for the homeless. I stopped crocheting for awhile after that, but pick it back up when I was in high school. It was then that I discovered my love for knitting. I have been knitting and crocheting hundreds… View Post